I’m workin’ on it

I have no idea what I am doing.

various fabrics embroidered together

A few months back I mentioned that I was experimenting with some fabrics and thread to create new fiber artworks. I have no idea what I am doing. This is the first time I’ve created work with no predetermined concept, no sketching, no sense of where I am going. To be honest, I don’t...

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Starting to scratch the surface.

piles of fabric and package of needles and some embroidery thread sitting on a coffee table

There’s that feeling when you know you are about to start something. That a new series is just about ready for you to create it. There’s excitement, fear, anticipation, impatience, and eagerness, all wrapped up inside me ready to burst out and get to work. This is the fuzziest I have ever been about...

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Getting reacquainted with photography

I bought myself a Christmas present this year. That hasn’t happened in a while. That’s a good thing because this year’s present was fairly expensive. I’ve re-discovered my passion (more like obsession) with photography in the last several months. For that reason, I thought I’d reward myself with a new camera so that the...

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My makeshift product photography studio.

earrings made from playing cards hanging on a planter

I have been re-examining how I photograph my upcycled products for display in my online store.  Having done a bit of research of other successful online stores and paying attention to my own online shopping tendencies I realized my photographs may be a bit too much.  The backgrounds are distracting one’s eyes away from...

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TP 4

So, in an attempt to shed my art past and hopefully get out a current funk I have started tearing apart and getting rid of my old work.  This seems pretty crazy to me and I don’t feel good while I am partaking in the act of cutting apart my large installation pieces.  But...

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